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Exchange-alley: or, The stock-jobber turn"d gentleman

Exchange-alley: or, The stock-jobber turn"d gentleman

with the humours of our modern projectors. A tragi-comical farce. Humbly inscrib"d to the gentlemen daily attending at Jonathan"s coffee-house ...

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Published by Printed for T. Bickerton, at the Crown in Pater-noster row. in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesStock-jobber turn"d gentleman.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8o. 40 p.
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL16884345M

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Page 1 THE ANATOMY OF Exchange-Alley, c. T HE General Cry against Stock-Jobbing has been such, and People have been so long, and so justly Complaining of it as a publick Nusance; and which is still worse, have complained so long without a Remedy, that the Jobbers, harden'd in Crime, are at last come to exceed all Page 2 bounds, and now, if ever, sleeping Justice will awake, and take some.

Like a stock-jobber in Exchange Alley, Pamela speculatively deals in symbolic instruments of exchange on her own account. She transforms the good opinion and fine reputation she has within the household (a measure of her worth based on past behavior) into a growing source of credit (faith in her.

OF EXCHANGE ALLEY s FINANCIAL REVOLUTION War, revolution and Spanish treasure are the background to a stream of stock market bubbles in s London. Speculators, taking large gulps of credit, got deeply involved with a number of new inventions and domestic ventures.

But in the treacherous waters of 17th century capitalism, many. The anatomy of Exchange-Alley: or, a system of stock-jobbing.

Proving that scandalous trade, as it is now carry'd on, to be knavish in its private practice, and treason in its publick: By a jobber. Monro, Alexander, [].

The anatomy of Exchange-Alley: or, a system of stock-jobbing. Proving that scandalous trade, as it is now carry'd on, to be knavish in its private By a jobber. The second edition corrected. 1: Robinson Crusoe. Traduzione e nota introduttiva di Antonio Meo. Con un saggio di James Joyce: 1.

Jonathans Coffee House was located on the citys Exchange Alley. Garraways was another such in the same street. Exchange Alley was a dangerous place, full of pickpockets and unscrupulous brokers as well as honest ones.

One took ones money, and possibly more, in ones hands when venturing into Londons fledgling stock-market.

nearer Exchange Alley than Gresham College. In the fourth chapter of Book II, Gulliver meets the former governor of Lagado, Lord Munodi.

He learns how, about forty years ago, 'certain Persons' paid a visit to the flying island of Laputa, and came back full of 'Schemes of putting all Arts, Sciences, Languages, and Mechanicks upon a new Foot. A lame duck; an Exchange-alley phrase for a stock-jobber, who either cannot or will not pay his losses, or, differences, in which case he is said to WADDLE OUT OF THE ALLEY, as he cannot appear there again till his debts are settled and paid; should he attempt it, he would be hustled out by the fraternity.

JONATHAN'S COFFEE-HOUSE. This is another Change-alley Coffee-house, which is described in the Tatler, No. 38, as "the general mart of stock-jobbers;" and the Spectator, No.

1, tells us that he "sometimes passes for a Jew in the assembly of stock-jobbers at Jonathan's. "This was the rendezvous, where gambling of all sorts was carried on; notwithstanding a formal prohibition against the. H Publishers Note.

Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange is an early history of stock trading in London. Beginning with its origin in Exchange Alley it traces the growth of the. (New York: American book exchange, ), also by William Makepeace Thackeray, Walter Scott, Oliver Goldsmith, and Samuel Johnson (page images at HathiTrust) Defoe, Daniel.

Exchange-alley: or The address of the majestrates and Town Council of Aberdeen to the. His research led him to write A Conspiracy of Paper, a mystery novel set in the coffeehouses of London's Exchange Alley, which The stock-jobber turnd gentleman book the first stock market in the English-speaking world.

The year isand the powerful South Sea Company, rival of the equally powerful Bank of England, is poised to assume the lion's share of the national debt. In Defoe wrote of The anatomy of Exchange-Alley, while three works published by other authors intheyear of South Sea Bubble, offered readers the chance to witness The Change-Alley Quakers anatomizd, The humours of Exchange-alley, and Exchange-alley: or, the stock-jobber turnd gentleman; with the humours of our modern.

Change Alley and its vicinity was where the wild speculations of the South Sea Bubble and other equally mad schemes ran their rampant course. At this time Garraway's was turned into quite an open Stock Exchange. It was here, inthat the word "stock-jobber" was first used.

So universal did the mania become that everyone resorted to Change. Stock Jobbers Persons who gamble in Exchange Alley, by pretending to buy and sell the public funds, but in reality only betting that they will be at a certain price, at a particular time; possessing neither the stock pretended to be sold, nor money sufficient to make good the payments for which they contract: these gentlemen are known under the.

A Comedy ()-- Thomas Sydserf, Tarugo's Wiles: or, the Coffee-House. A Comedy ()-- Elkanah Settle, The New Athenian Comedy ()-- Charles Johnson, The generous husband: or, the coffee house politician ([])-- Exchange-Alley: or, the stock-jobber turn'd gentleman ()-- James Miller, The Coffee-House.

Beginning inHuguenot stockbroker John Castaing began publication of Course of the Exchange, and other Things, from Jonathans Coffee House on Exchange Alley in the City of London.

Jonathans is largely regarded as the precursor to what became the London Stock Exchange as it, and other nearby coffeehouses, were a centralized gathering. Change Alley Change Alley is associated with the early history of the London Stock Exchange.

There are plaques to Jonathan's and Garraways coffee houses where brokers and jobbers transacted business in the 18th century. Leadenhall Street Leadenhall Street is noted for its shipping companies.

Ben Weaver was born and raised the son of a wealthy stock-jobber named Samuel Lienzo. The family are what today we know as Sephardic Jews (although the term used then was Iberian).

He left home as a teenager, changed his name, and turned to a life as a boxer, becoming known as the Lion of Judah5(). The stock-brokers find a home: how the stock exchange came to be established in Sweetings Alley inGuildhall Studies in London History, 2 (), pp.

Cope, S. The stock exchange revisited: a new look at the market in securities in London in the eighteenth century, Economica, 45 (), pp. In the latter, Cupid is £ung into the South- Sea by Myrtilla, whom he mistakes for his mother; this transforms his arrows into transfers (stock shares), and ¢nding Myrtilla in Exchange Alley, he revenges himself by shooting her with a braw new Subscription (ll), completing the substitution of love by ¢nancial speculation.

6 See, e. D. Defoe, The Anatomy of Exchange Alley; or, A System ofStock-Jobbing: Proving that scandalous trade, as it is now carried on, to be knavish in its private practice, and treason in its public ().

7 An Act to restrain the Number and ill Practice of Brokers and Stock Jobbers, 8 ; 9. Defoe (), Anatomy of Exchange Alley and The Villany of Stock Jobbers Detected. Ekelund, et al.Sacred Trust: The Medieval Church as an Economic Firm, New York: Oxford U.

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Bythe London Stock Exchange listed and traded one-third of the public capital available to investors anywhere in the world. No other exchange could match it in terms of scale and scope of.

Stock Exchange of Amsterdam, in Rotterdam, Harlaem, Leyden, Alkmar, Hoorn, and other towns. Symptoms of gambling now became, for the first time, apparent.

The stockjobbers, ever on the alert for a new speculation, dealt largely in tulips, making use of all the means they so well knew how to employ, to cause fluctuations in prices. At first. The company helped by allowing deferred payment for stock and by lending money, accepting its own stock as security, knowing that loans would be used to buy more stock.

The company bid up the price on the open exchange by buying some of its new issues. Many people made quick profits by buying and reselling in a rising market. It seemed at that time as if the whole nation had turned stockjobbers. Exchange Alley was every day blocked up by crowds, and Cornhill was impassable for the number of carriages.

Every body came to purchase stock. "Every fool aspired to be a knave. " In the words of a ballad published at the time, and sung about the streets. The Miranda digital asset platform is the new home for the Folger's collections online.

The Art Of Political Lying We are told the devil is the father of lies, and was a liar from the beginning; so that, beyond contradiction, the invention is old: and, which is more, his first Essay of it was purely political, employed in undermining the authority of his prince, and seducing a third part of the subjects from their obedience: for which he was driven down from heaven, where (as.

Jonathan Swift () Every so often, we are shown that - as the title of this diary states - "everything old is new again.

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The East India Company was itself an example of one. What was relatively new was stock trading. At this early stage, there wasn't even a stock exchange as such. Stock traders -- or "stock jobbers," as they were known at the time -- met in the coffeehouses of Exchange Alley in London, near the meeting of Cornhill and Lombard Streets (Balen, p.

and No. Febru The London Stock Exchange in the 19th Century: Ownership Structures, Gr owth and Performance. Paper prepared for the Past, Present, and Poli cy CEPR. In the last six years more than a billion shares of stock have changed hands on the New York Stock Exchange, together with bonds of a market valuation exceeding five billions of dollars, and, under the rules, each purchase made was paid for in full by P.

of the day following the transaction. If all these purchases had been made for cash. A New Ballad as it was Made by Cooling and Sheppard () went further, accusing the lord chamberlain's secretary and his steward, Fleetwood Sheppard (who was also made a gentleman usher, daily waiter in ), of selling places even to Jacobites.

Such a possibility was not only physically dangerous to the sovereign; it also threatened the. Discrete exchange. A one-time interaction in which money is paid for a commodity. Discrete exchanges are short, one-time purchases that do not involve the creation of a relationship.

Return to Index. The anatomy of Exchange-Alley: or, a system of stock-jobbing. Proving that scandalous trade, as it is now carry'd on, to be knavish in its private practice, and treason in its publick: Being a clear Detection I.

Of the Private Cheats used to Deceive one another. Three per cent. Annuities which were consolidated at the Bank of England, by certain Acts made in the 25th, 28th, 29th, 32d, and 33d years of the reign of his late Majesty King George and by several subsequent Acts, the interest to commence from the 5th of January,Any subscriber who shall be possessed of any Exchequer bill or bills, issued pursuant to an Act made, entitled an Act.

London Stock Exchange inthe members settled accounts with each other every two weeks and often extended for another account period in the normal course of business. This meant that members of the Stock Exchange typically engaged in forward, or time, transactions with each other, and many went so far as to deal in options as well.

Selected Readings is compiled and edited by Kevin Berland (CL's Dogsbody, Factotum, and Netwallah), with the generous assistance of the CL Volunteer Fire Brigade, viz., As always, acknowledgments and greetings are due to the Man in the Funny Hat, the Operator of the Moderately Elegant Machines, the Secret Admirer, Professor Asterisk.The daily exchange.

[volume] (Baltimore, Md.)ApPage 3, Image 3, brought to you by University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and the National Digital Newspaper Program.The daily exchange. [volume] (Baltimore, Md.)SeptemImage 2, brought to you by University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and the National Digital Newspaper Program.